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  • Snapshot: Portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made with 17,000 condoms March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: An artist from Milwaukee, Niki Johnson, has come up with a unique portrait of the former Pope Benedict XVI. This portrait is made up of 17,000 condoms and is meant to promote the sexual health across the globe. Interestingly, Niki got the idea of making such a portrait...
  • US: Hindu religious leader jailed for visa fraud January 25, 2013

    Washington: A Hindu leader from India, who had established a temple in Milwaukee city of the US state of Wisconsin, has been jailed for 37 months for religious visa fraud and would be deported to his native country after serving his sentence. A Milwaukee court gave its sentencing order after...
  • Three killed, 4 injured in US shooting; suspect found dead October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Three people were killed and four injured inside a spa on Sunday in a Milwaukee suburb shopping centre in the US state of Wisconsin, when a gunman went on a shooting spree. The suspected attacker, 45yearold Radcliffe Haughton, was also found dead at the spa. Police say he...
  • US gurudwara shooting: Michelle to meet victims August 19, 2012

    Washington: In an effort to reach out to the Sikh Community, US First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Wisconsin on August 23 to meet the victims and family members of the Gurudwara shooting that left six worshippers dead. The scheduled visit of the First Lady to Wisconsin is on August...
  • After gurudwara shooting, another Sikh shot in US August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Barely 12 days after the shooting at a gurudwara that killed six worshippers, another Sikh has been murdered in Milwaukee, US. Police suspect it was an attempted robbery gone wrong. But what's worrying is that 56yearold Dalbir Singh was also one of the members of the Wisconsin gurudwara...
  • Can't understand hatred behind US gurudwara shooting: Obama August 11, 2012

    US President Barack Obama said that the perpetrators of such despicable acts must know that their "twisted thinking is no match for the compassion of our united American family". ...
  • Gurudwara shooting was an act of hatred: US Attorney General August 11, 2012

    US Attorney General Eric Holder has called the gurudwara shooting "an act of terrorism, an act of hatred, a hate crime". ...
  • Gurudwara shooting a hate crime, US official admits August 11, 2012

    Oak Creek: As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara at Oak Creek, US Attorney General Eric Holder called it "an act of terrorism, an act of hatred, a hate crime." Holder spoke at an emotional memorial service at Oak Creek...
  • Lawsuit filed in US against Punjab CM August 9, 2012

    Oak Creek: On a visit to Wisconsin to commiserate with the Sikhs after the Gurudwara shooting, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has been hit with a federal lawsuit by a USbased human rights group alleging the "torture" of Sikhs in the state. The lawsuit contends that Badal had command and...
  • Gurudwara shooting: 'US needs to rethink gun policy' August 9, 2012

    This is what Reshma Saujani, one of the first Indian American women running for Congress, had to say about Sunday's shootout. ...
  • US gurudwara shooting: '100 people questioned' August 9, 2012

    US President Barack Obama made a condolence call to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday and assured him of a thorough probe into the incident. ...
  • US gurudwara shooting an isolated incident: Rao August 9, 2012

    Washington: The US gurudwara shooting was an isolated incident and India should not create a fear psychosis amongst its citizens, Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao said on Thursday. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Rao said the US was leaving "no stone unturned" in the investigations into the incident. "We...
  • US gurudwara gunman shot himself: FBI August 9, 2012

    Milwaukee/Wisconsin: Wade Page, the gunman who killed six people at a US gurudwara at Oak Creek in Wisconsin on weekend, shot himself dead, the FBI revealed on Thursday. The FBI added that Page died of a selfinflicted wound to the head and not from a shot by the police as...
  • FBI suspects US shooting an act of domestic terrorism August 6, 2012

    Washington: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said that it is investigating whether the shooting at a Gurudwara in the US is an act of "domestic" terrorism. "While the FBI is investigating whether this matter might be an act of domestic terrorism, no motive has been determined at this time,"...
  • Gurudwara shooting: Indian embassy in touch with US August 6, 2012

    Washington: India on Sunday said its embassy in Washington has been in touch with the US National Security Council on the tragic incident of firing inside a Gurudwara in Wisconsin that left at least seven people dead. Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao said that an official has been...
  • Cheers to America's 'drunkest city' August 25, 2006

    Milwaukee: Milwaukee has been ranked by Forbes.com as "America's Drunkest City" on a list of 35 major metropolitan areas ranked for their drinking habits. Forbes said on Tuesday it used numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to rank cities in five areas: state laws, number of drinkers,...